Suspicius results of online files scanners (jotti & virustotal)

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by KERANO, Feb 12, 2005.

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  1. KERANO

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  2. vlk

    vlk AV Expert

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    Jotti runs on Linux whereas VirusTotal runs Windows. This may be the cause. Or maybe a different revision of the engine?
     
  3. Culvin

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    Virus Total probably has "Potentially dangerous applications" enabled, while Jotti does not.
     
  4. RejZoR

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    Jotti has everything set to Max. But there is one problem because "Potentially dangerous applications" probably aren't available under Linux...
     
  5. Paul Wilders

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    Correct - but IMHO there shouldn'tbe any difference.

    The engines = provided to be up to date - should make no difference as I see it.

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    paul
     
  6. Stan999

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    That is a consideration for NOD32 Window users when viewing Jotti's scanner results and also distorts the overall detection results. NOD32 on a Windows machine may detect some of those types of applications that Jotti's scanner show as not detected
     
  7. djm

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    Yes, that's exactly the reason.
     
  8. DjMaligno

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    The VirusTotal site uses the 'Potentially dangerous applications' function of the engine, so that's probably the reason for that difference.
     
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